Update on our service

As the current situation with the coronavirus/ COVID-19 changes daily, for the benefit of everyone’s safety and well-being, we have to adjust our services accordingly. We appreciate your understanding and support during this challenging time.

Information about adjustments to our service can be found on our contact us page.

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Our response to COVID-19

Like all public services the IOPC has had to adapt the way it works in order to meet the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our priority is to maintain our key statutory functions during the pandemic so public confidence in policing can be maintained.

Our COVID-19 response
Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Contact us

We have had to adjust our services due to the Coronavirus situation. We appreciate your understanding and support during this challenging time. Information about the adjustments can be found on our contact us page.

Contact us

What we investigate

We investigate the most serious and sensitive incidents and allegations involving the police. Find out more about what happens during an IOPC investigation and the different possible outcomes.

What we investigate

Key areas of work

Some areas of policing are particularly important to learn from. Read more about our research and the investigations we do that help provide a unique insight into policing of these areas.

Read more about key areas

Our performance

Find out more about our performance in delivering timely and high-quality investigations.

Read our latest performance information

Latest news

IOPC Regional Director Miranda Biddle said:“We are aware of the outcome. This was a thorough investigation, and it is our role to ensure that the relevant evidence we gathered is provided to the force to present to the panel. Thi...
IOPC Director of Major Investigations Steve Noonan:“We are disappointed that, two years after our investigation concluded, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has decided to offer no evidence in this matter.  “Anthony Grainger’s fami...
A Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer who failed to circulate a CCTV image of a suspect in an acid attack for 20 months has a case to answer for misconduct following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Con...

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